The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.11% 1.36% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 13.64% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 17
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,750 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
DNS
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 44 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.64% 9.95% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 68
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region.

DNS Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 13 £27,500 -14.72%
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 18 (90.00%) DHCP
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (60.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (55.00%) Firewall
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco
6 10 (50.00%) SAN
7 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Project Management
9 5 (25.00%) HP
9 5 (25.00%) SLA
9 5 (25.00%) Symantec
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) UNIX
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) NFS
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (25.00%) NAS
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) DHCP
2 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) NAS
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (20.00%) SNMP
5 4 (20.00%) IPsec
5 4 (20.00%) VLAN
5 4 (20.00%) PPP
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) WLAN
6 3 (15.00%) POP3
6 3 (15.00%) SMTP
6 3 (15.00%) RIP
6 3 (15.00%) IKE
6 3 (15.00%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (20.00%) French Language
1 4 (20.00%) German Language
1 4 (20.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Support
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support
5 3 (15.00%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Field Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.00%) CentOS
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCSP
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) CCDP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) NFS
5 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (15.00%) vSphere
7 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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